Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit: Designers- Jonny Hannah and Bob and Roberta Smith

Jonny Hannah

Jonny Hannah is an illustrator and printmaker, who uses a variety of colour and different ways of hand rendering type in his work.

I went to see his work at the Yorkshire Sculpture park.

 

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  • Different Hand rendered type.
  • Illustration.
  • Vintage style.
  • Uses bright colours.
  • Uses different styles type.
  • Appealing.
  • He uses a lot of wood and signs to make it varied and different.
  • Seeing Jonny Hannah’s work has helped me to experiment with different hand drawn type and to experiment with different ways of using type.
  • His work is based on different styles of type, but I need to ensure I do not loose focus in my work by just concentrating on style.

 

Bob and Roberta Smith

Bob and Roberta Smith are artists, who are know for their slogan art. They also use hand lettering.

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  • Protest and political art used to convey a message- placard.
  • Hand lettering.
  • 3D lettering.
  • Colourful.
  • Stands out.
  • Visually Appealing.
  • Some of the lettering could suggest echoes from the shadow.
  • Bob and Roberta Smith’s work has helped me to experiment with different styles of hand lettering.

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Smith, B. and Smith, R. Left is the New Right. [Online] Available at:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/2949283.stm [Accessed at: 9 December 2015].

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Smith, B. and Smith, R. (2012) Join the art party . [Online] Available at:  http://imageobjecttext.com/tag/bob-and-roberta-smith/ [Accessed at: 9 December 2015].

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Smith, B. and Smith, R. (2012) Join the art party . [Online] Available at: http://fadmagazine.com/2012/10/01/bob-and-roberta-smith-invite-you-to-join-the-art-party/ [Accessed at: 9 December 2015].

  • Shows tone of voice through sizing, weight and shadow of letters.
  • Different styles and ways of rendering lettering.
  • Lettering -shadow=Echoes.
  • Bright.
  • Distinctive.
  • Bold.
  • Stands out.
  • Uses uppercase lettering to make a bold statement.
  • Bob and Roberta Smith’s work has helped me to experiment with different styles of hand lettering.

 

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